I'm looking for South American Moth experts to ID this moth which was photographed in the Santa Marta Mountains of Colombia.
I actually managed to squeeze in one of those 'couple of hours' birding periods yesterday (Tuesday) when the weather decided to buck up and I was able to relieve myself of other worldly matters. Well there's only one thing to do in a situation like this and that's to give Conder Green a look over. Conder Pool was so quiet I was able to devote a couple of minutes to note everything on there which comprised of just twelve birds being, 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Teal, the 'all summer' site faithful 3 Wigeon, and most interesting the return of 3 Little Grebe to the pool. The circuit provided the best of Conder Green with 2 Spotted Redshank juveniles, at least 6 Greenshank with the distinct possibility of there being eight, but they were pretty mobile today hence the err on caution, 2 Ruff, 2 Common Sandpiper, and up to 300 Redshank were in the channel below the old railway bridge with a lone Black-tailed Godwit and 3 Dunlin, 6 House Martins are still visiting three nests under the eaves of River Winds.
I just had time to have a quick check - quick checks and - generally speaking - birding from cars are not recommended - of the Lune Estuary from Glasson Dock to find an adult Mediterranean Gull and to note the estuary otherwise unimpressive wader-wise save c.900 viewable Redshank of note.
Another one for the SA moth experts. Thanks to Colin Bushell for the photographs....they intrigue me Colin.